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Round of applause to all involved!

Another resounding success for all involved in Rail Week 2017.

With over 3000 young people, parents and teachers engaged across over 50 events, the impact and enthusiasm for Rail Careers has been incredible.

Click here to see some amazing photos from Rail Week 2017 >>

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See who are the People in Rail!

The rail industry is a very diverse place to work. Our people come from various backgrounds and work in a huge variety of job roles and environment. Take a look here of some of the amazing #PeopleInRail.

Already working in the rail industry? Submit your own profile here to showcase your story!

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Peter’s Railway Books and School Resources

Author and chartered engineer Christopher Vine loves railways and anything mechanical or electrical. He’s created a series of children’s books and classroom resources to introduce and inspire young people to the world of engineering and rail.

Explore Peter’s Railway for hours of fun and learning!

Photo © Peter's Railway

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Discover your transport career with plotr

A new interactive world has been added to Plotr this week to help young people find out more about transport careers. Plotr is an advice and inspiration website for 11-24 year olds to help them discover a wide range of opportunities.

There are a variety of routes into transport careers with a huge variety of professions including archaeologists, software designers and even quantity surveying degree apprenticeships.

Explore the world of transport at plotr.co.uk/transportcareers/

Rail Week is a collaborative activity being delivered by the rail sector and led by Young Rail Professionals (YRP) to attract more people to consider rail careers. We will do this by opening the doors of industry to students at schools, colleges and universities. We encourage you to take a look at the site to find out more and sign up for updates.

…Because it’s not just about trains and tracks. Rail has so much more to offer!

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Bring Rail To The Classroom

Our Rail Ambassadors are young people who can deliver activities in your school to teach children about rail opportunities with a focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) topics.

Discover the range of free resources available to support your classroom teaching and follow-up learning.

Many left the session feeling very inspired, enlightened and more focused in terms of reflecting on possible careers to pursue in rail.

Routes to Rail

Opportunities, resources and useful information about how to start or progress your career in rail.